Sulawesi cuckoo

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Sulawesi cuckoo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Cuculus
Species: C. crassirostris
Binomial name
Cuculus crassirostris
Walden, 1872

Hierococcyx crassirostris

The Sulawesi cuckoo (Cuculus crassirostris) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is often known as the Sulawesi hawk-cuckoo but appears not to be related to the other hawk-cuckoos.[2] It is endemic to Sulawesi Island in Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cuculus crassirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Payne, Robert B. (2005) The Cuckoos, Oxford University Press.